Updated country report: The impact of COVID-19 on long-term care in the Netherlands – the second wave

November 25, 2020 Florien Kruse, Lisa van Tol, Cilla Vrinzen, Oemar van der Woerd,  Patrick Jeurissen The full report is available here: COVID-19-Long-Term-Care-situation-in-the-Netherlands-_-the-second-wave-25-November-2020-1Download Key points: The Dutch nursing home sector was severely affected by the first coronavirus wave. Although the sector was better prepared for a new outbreak, the second wave has still hit hard.Continue reading “Updated country report: The impact of COVID-19 on long-term care in the Netherlands – the second wave”

Inside the Dutch ‘dementia village’ that offers beer, bingo, and top-notch healthcare

Residents of Hogeweyk, a village located in Weesp, Netherlands, lead a normal life. They go to the grocery store, complain about the weather, and enjoy a weekly game of bingo. But there’s one thing that sets the 152 residents apart from the general public: Everyone has an advanced form of dementia. Hogeweyk is a nursingContinue reading “Inside the Dutch ‘dementia village’ that offers beer, bingo, and top-notch healthcare”

Moving on by Standing Still A Different View of ‘Problem Behavior’

Reviewed by Kristine Morris on https://www.forewordreviews.com/reviews/moving-on-by-standing-still/ November 3, 2017 “One of the biggest fears of healthy, independent people is that they risk losing their individual qualities … from the moment they step into the ‘healthcare world,’” writes Bettinger, whose examination of opinions on the degree of independence that should be permitted in a care homeContinue reading “Moving on by Standing Still
A Different View of ‘Problem Behavior’”